Meaning of DISPLACEMENT in English

DISPLACEMENT

/ dɪsˈpleɪsmənt; NAmE / noun [ U ]

1.

( formal ) the act of displacing sb/sth; the process of being displaced :

the largest displacement of civilian population since World War Two

2.

[ C ] ( physics ) the amount of a liquid moved out of place by sth floating or put in it, especially a ship floating in water :

a ship with a displacement of 10 000 tonnes

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